Vintage pair of Levis, 125 years old, go for close to $100,000

This undated photo provided by Daniel Buck Auctions, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, shows a portion of a pair of 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co., denim blue jeans that sold for nearly $100,000 this month. The buyer was from Asia.  (AP) The vintage look just got a whole lot more expensive. A buyer in Southeast Asia has purchased a pair of 125-year-old Levis for almost $100,000. And you thought your jeans cost a pretty penny. The jeans, originally bought in 1893 by Solomon Warner, a storekeeper in the Arizona Territory, have…

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J.Crew comes under fire for selling feminist T-shirt for young boys

J.Crew posted a photo on Friday that featured a young male model in the controversial pink, feminist-focused T-shirt.  (Instagram ) A popular retailer has come under fire after sharing a photo to Instagram featuring a young boy in a pink T-shirt emblazoned with the words “I am a feminist too.” J.Crew posted a photo on Friday that featured a young male model in the pink shirt. The post, which received in excess of 15,000 likes, was shared with a caption: “Start ‘em young.” The pictured spark a heated debate in…

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California cottage under 600 square feet asking nearly $1 million

This tiny cottage on Lombardy Lane in Laguna Beach, Calif. is for sale at just shy of $1 millions is shown Friday, May 25, 2018. This one bedroom home is 595 square feet and is a few blocks from the ocean  (AP) A 595-square-foot Southern California cottage with one bedroom and one bathroom is on the market for just under $1 million. The Orange County Register reports the price of the tiny abode in tony Laguna Beach dropped to $998,900 this month after being listed for as much as $1.15 million last…

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7 germiest places in your hotel room

Germ experts offer their insight, and best practices for proceeding.  (iStock) It can be hard to relax on vacation when you imagine that your hotel room is a petri dish of previous guests’ germy discards, even if there aren’t the usual telltale signs of uncleanliness. Here, germ experts give us all the grody details — and the best ways to protect yourself while hitting the road this summer. Shower surfaces The hotel tub is teeming with existing bacteria, so it’s best to skip the bath and limit exposure by showering.…

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Train gets ‘lost’ in England when driver ‘went the wrong way’

The train was eventually directed to Sheffield where the service was terminated, and passengers then had to catch a different train.  (iStock) Passengers aboard a CrossCountry Train in England were disgruntled to discover their long-distance express train from Newcastle to Reading ended up in Pontefract, which is roughly two hours by car in the wrong direction. On May 25, the train wound up in the West Yorkshire due to an “operational incident,” Sky News reports. Currently on a lost train somewhere near Pontefract. We’re stuck because the driver “went the…

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Man wanted for allegedly throwing hot coffee at McDonald’s manager face over price, police say

Police have asked for the public’s help in finding a man who threw coffee at a McDonald’s manager.  (Lacey Police Department) Police in Washington state are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they say threw hot coffee at a McDonald’s manager’s face on Friday after he became angry over the price of the beverage. The unidentified suspect reportedly walked into the fast food restaurant in Lacey, Wash., early Friday morning and ordered a cup of hot coffee, the Lacey Police Department stated. TRACE AMOUNTS OF OPIOID…

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Gym manager slams fat shamer in viral Facebook video

The mom of two has gone viral for her positive video.  (Anytime Fitness, North Reno) One gym owner in Nevada has gone viral on Facebook for calling out a fat shamer in an anti-bullying video, inspired by her own 120-pound weight loss journey. Mandi Holden, manager of Anytime Fitness in North Reno, was recently inspired to speak out when she overheard a man touring the facility utter a negative comment about her size. The mother of two weighed 420 pounds before joining a gym in 2014, and decided to speak…

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